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Minnesota freshman Democratic Rep. Angie Craig said she will spend the weekend poring over testimony, reports and the articles of impeachment against Republican President Trump before deciding on how she’ll cast her vote.

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Five months after returning from a deployment in Kuwait, 52 Minnesota National Guard soldiers from the Faribault-based Charlie Company, a division of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, spent part of their drill weekend at a holiday party organized with the assistance of Faribault Beyond th…

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Beginning on Wednesday, the Kenyon Public Library officially starts the next phase of its renovation project.

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While the cities of Kenyon and Wanamingo prepare for their Christmas celebrations, it seems as if Mother Nature is also preparing in a unique way. The first winter storm of the season covered parts of Minnesota with five to 10 inches of snowfall, making conditions picture perfect for the cel…

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2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the 18th Amendment and the Volstead Act which enforced Prohibition in 1919. It’s also what inspired one Wood Lake resident to travel to Kenyon, the hometown of Andrew Volstead.

Snow totals of 4 inches or greater from around Minnesota and western Wisconsin through 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, as reported by weather observers and relayed by the National Weather Service. Snow was still falling in some locations, so these may not be final totals:

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After weeks of preparation, making improvements and adjustments to the former Schweich’s Hotel Bar and Restaurant, the Kenyon Bar and Grill is opening its doors to the community. A grand opening is planned from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.

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A holiday beer with a friend. A glass of wine at a family member’s home. One shot for the road. A drink here or there can seem insignificant, but one drink can affect a driver’s judgment. This holiday season, give the gift of life by choosing a sober ride every time you decide to have even o…

RED WING — During Linda Flanders’ first day sitting behind Goodhue County Board’s table instead of with the observers, she issued a tie-breaking vote on a topic under discussion for months: the solid waste designation ordinance. Flanders supported the ordinance.

Cheryl Dahl, fifth grade Reading and Language Arts teacher at Kenyon Wanamingo Middle School, has been nominated by K-6 Principal Katy Schuerman for Minnesota Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Education Minnesota. Dahl attended University of Wisconsin River Falls, where in 1997 she earned a …

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Benjamin Short and Katie VanEpps share a couple things in common. Not only are they both members of the Kenyon-Wanamingo Band, but they have also both been accepted into one of the three orchestras of the Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestra, or SEMYO, in Rochester. Both students are also …

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At Kenyon Senior Living’s Ninth Annual Banquet and Gala Event, there was something special to celebrate. Dec. 1, 2019, marks 70 years of ‘Serving Seniors with Purpose, Compassion and Care’ in the Kenyon community.

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Unseasonably cold weather means ice making has begun on many lakes across the state, but Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers advise people to stay off of the still-forming ice.

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One downside of our current production of grain crops such as corn, soybeans, wheat, oat, and barley is that these crops are annual crops, meaning that they need to be planted each year. This also means that many of the fields where annual grain crops are grown will spend at least some time …

CANNON FALLS — Bankers, elected officials and just about anyone who helps develop the local economies in Southeast Minnesota was on hand Thursday night to celebrate CEDA, Community and Economic Development Associates, at the Cannon River Winery.

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An evening of comedy and music will be presented at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at First Lutheran Church in Kenyon. The evening will begin with a business meeting and entertainment to follow.

RED WING, Minn. — The 25-year-old man was pulled from the kitchen of his burning Red Wing home minutes after neighbors reported the fire Sunday morning, Nov. 10.

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RED WING — Linda Flanders will get to work quickly on behalf of Goodhue County District 1 residents.

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Both questions on the ballot to increase the Kenyon-Wanamingo schools' operating levy failed. The special election took place Tuesday, Nov. 5. 

Kenyon-Wanamingo Elementary School held an assembly Wednesday, Nov 6. to recognize all the students who have reached their 25% goal in reading or math. There were a total of 187 students that reached their reading goal and 167 students who reached their math goal this time. All students will…

Nerstrand Meats and Catering is voluntarily recalling three jerky-style meat products that may have become adulterated due to improper processing. Minnesota Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered the processing deviation during a routine inspection.

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There were plenty of laughs and stories shared as Kenyon Senior Living residents handed out candy to more than 60 trick-or-treaters who stopped by the center Thursday.

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